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Wash Your Sins Away

From Jesus' lips we hear the call

Author: William Leslie
Tune: [From Jesus' lips we hear the call]
Published in 2 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 From Jesus' lips we hear the call,
In tones of tenderness to all,
"Ye burdened sinners, come to Me,
Though heavy-laden you may be."

He'll wash your sins away,
He'll wash your sins away,
The blood of Christ, the bleeding Lamb,
Will wash your sins away.

2 He would not have one sinner lost,
For well He knows what pardon cost,
O seek His mercy while you may,
And Christ will wash your sins away. [Chorus]

3 Too long you have remained in sin,
Forsake it, hat it—now begin;
Tho' Satan long has held the sway,
Yet Christ can wash your sins away. [Chorus]

4 And some have erred and turned aside,
And, Peter-like, their Lord denied,
To such He calls in love today,
And seeks to wash your sins away. [Chorus]

Author: William Leslie

Mr. William Leslie was found dead at his home in Broomlands, Paisley, where he lived alone. He was a well-known lay preacher with the Methodist Church. Mr. Leslie, who was 88, wrote many sacred songs and hymns, including “The Old, Old Story” which was the only hymn he sold for money—to hep the funds os a mission he founded in West Campbell Street, Paisley. He was the proprietor of a drapery business in Paisley. --Obituary from The Glasgow Herald, July 20, 1950.  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: From Jesus' lips we hear the call
Title: Wash Your Sins Away
Author: William Leslie
Language: English
Refrain First Line: He'll wash your sins away
Publication Date: 1937
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1937.


The Cyber Hymnal #11374
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The Cyber Hymnal #11374

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